Lightning re-set, take AA bronze
Dec01

Lightning re-set, take AA bronze

By Bob Carter Langley Christian’s Caleb Kastelein finished the season Saturday at Langley Events Centre the way he played all year, with a strong performance. The Grade 12’s hit off a blocker completed a 3-0 victory over College Heights that gave LCS the AA bronze medal at the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. “He has been so good all year long, but he hasn’t gotten the recognition that others have,” Lightning coach...

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Knights edge MEI in 5, gain semi-finals
Nov29

Knights edge MEI in 5, gain semi-finals

By Bob Carter Abby Christian coach Anthony Jansen expected Thursday night’s AA quarterfinal match against MEI to be a super battle, and he was right. The Knights edged out a tense, five-set victory after being down 2-1 in sets and advanced to play Langley Christian Friday. LCS beat Kelly Road 3-0 in its quarterfinal. With ACS trailing 12-10 in the fifth, Jansen called a time-out. “I just reminded them to focus on the next point,” he...

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Dover Bay, MEI wear bronze
Dec03

Dover Bay, MEI wear bronze

By Bob Carter Langley — Dover Bay and MEI rallied for victories and bronze medals Saturday at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. Dover’s Dolphins repeated as third-place BC finishers in AAA by beating Seaquam in four (21-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-20). MEI, extending its AA medal streak to 15 years, defeated top seed and Fraser Valley rival Pacific Academy in five (25-21, 13-25, 20-25, 25-23, 15-11). The Eagles did it...

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MEI takes 2nd straight AA Crown
Dec05

MEI takes 2nd straight AA Crown

By Bob Carter Powered by all-star Kaden Gamache and versatile tournament MVP Colton Loewen, MEI pushed past Langley Fundamental 3-0 Saturday night to repeat as AA champion. The Eagles made a statement in the opening set, winning 25-13. “It was about as clean a set as we’ve played this year,” MEI coach Jordan Geransky said. Fundamental, which played extremely well in beating Pacific Academy in the semifinals,...

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Fundy gets title shot against MEI
Dec04

Fundy gets title shot against MEI

by Bob Carter Langley Fundamental knocked off a higher seed for the second day in a row Friday, vaulting to Saturday’s gold medal match in AA against No. 1 MEI in Langley. The young, sixth-seeded Titans swept past Pacific Academy, the second seed, in three sets. After beating third seed Langley Christian on Thursday and now PA, the big question arises: Can they knock off a third Fraser Valley rival and win their second title in...

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